Prelude to The World Street Food Congress
Last year, Singapore hosted the World Street Food Congress. It was so successful that there will be a second edition. In fact, the second edition is in place. It will happen on April 8 to 12, 2015. Before the big event, the Singapore Tourism Board together with Makansutra invited twenty five international journalists, TV film crew and bloggers to have a taste of the upcoming event.
The prelude is called the 24 Hour Food Frenzy Safari. The prelude is considered to be the world’s longest press conference event. For 1140 minutes, the local and international media will be transported to places and feast as if there is no tomorrow. No sleep is allowed.
The food feast started on October 18 at exactly 10:30 am and concluded 24 hours after that. Famous cooks and chefs whipped the best dishes for the visitors. Twenty five participants visited and enjoyed foods from:
- Gluttons Bay
- Toa Payoh Lorong 1 Food Centre
- Toa Payoh Lorong 8 Food Centre
- Golden Mile Food Centre
- Tong Ah Eating House
- Maxwell Food Centre
- Singapore Tourism Board Office
- Bedok South Food Centre
- Bedok Corner Food Centre
- Dragon Phoenix Restaurant
- Immigrants and Candlenut
- Keng Eng Kee
- JB Ah Meng
- Boon Lay Food Centre and Jalan Kayu
- Jurong Fishery Port
- Pasir Panjang Vegetable Wholesale Centre
- Woodlands Centre Food Centre
- Midview City
- Geylang Serai Market
The event was fun and interesting but it is not over yet. You can visit the World Street Food Congress. It will take place at the open field which is in the opposite of Bugis Junction. Your taste buds will surely enjoy the event.
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